,By Calynn M. Lawrence
Christian Siriano is an ingenius fashion designer and member CFDA. Siriano first launched his career after winning the fourth season of Project Runway, becoming the series’ youngest winner. He launched his “Christian Siriano” collection in 2008, grossing a revenue of over $1.2 million by 2010 ! It was nowhere but up from there.
Siriano was born and raised in Annapolis, Maryland where he attended Baltimore School for the Arts. The school allowed Siriano to choose fashion design as his focus area. Siriano has said that his parents supported the arts and encouraged him and his sister to pursue creative fields. Siriano’s young interest in costume design led to pursuing a career in fashion. He began designing as a teenager, and working as a part time hair assistant. This gig eventually led to him being the costume designer for their hair shows and advertisements.